Proposed New Appliance: Gitea

Software considerations

Standalone free software, self-hosted github/gitlab-like code hosting and development tool.

No additional snaps other than Gitea are required.

Hardware considerations

No additional hardware required. Gitea is built for x86 and ARM and functions as a networked appliance, with a web based administration and development tool. Will work on Pi and NUC, although Pi 4 with 2GB of RAM or more would be best.

Security considerations

  • Existing snap interfaces are sufficient.

Policy considerations

Upstream considerations

  • No, I’m not involved in the project but would like to collaborate with upstream to get an appliance published.
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The snap is already in the edge channel but they’ve not pushed any stable builds. I modified their snapcraft yaml and did a PR earlier today. It can now be used to build stable and edge builds, which upstream can manage via the snap store web UI. Once that’s landed we can build a PoC appliance image.